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Nail Technician

Searching for the path to your future? You nailed it! This program will provide the knowledge and skills you need to register as a Nail Tech. Stick with us and together we’ll see what those capable hands can do!

There’s no denying it – one look at a well-manicured hand is enough to boost anyone’s confidence. So, why not be the booster? In our Nail Technician program, you’ll learn about manicures, pedicures, and nail extensions, including traditional and cutting-edge techniques. It probably goes without saying, but you’ll get hands-on training, too.

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Possible Career Paths

  • Nail Technician
  • Product Representative
  • Educator
  • Nail Salon Owner
  • Nail Salon Manager
  • Cruise Ship Spas

We’ll Cover

  • Manicures including the French manicure, shellac, manicure treatments (using spa techniques, oil, cream)
  • Pedicures (spa pedicure, pedicure treatments using salts, coffee, flowers and other natural elements)
  • Acrylic nails including encapsulated, 3D, dual system, sculptured and using nail tips
  • UV Gelatin nails
  • Acrygel and dipped powder nails
  • Organic nails
  • Nail wraps and mending techniques using silk and fiberglass
  • Nail polishing including nail lacquer, gel polish application and other innovative trends
  • Nail art and design
  • Paraffin treatments for the hands and feet
  • Massage techniques for the hands and feet
  • Reflexology for the hands and feet
  • Relaxation techniques including aromatherapy
  • Nail health and safety practices
  • Use of specialized products, tools, implements and equipment
  • Resume development, job interview skills and professional ethics
  • Salon management

Our curriculum is anything but boring! It’s a mishmash of lecture, demonstration, and student participation – but that’s not all! We also use visual aids, seminars, and guest artists to train our students.

Our Nail Technician program is 240 clock hours and can take 2 ½ to 4 months to complete. The actual completion time depends on you, your schedule, and how often you attend. Get started now!

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